WAKA AMA

(PHOTO: Waka Ama Team 2018)

Waka Ama 2018

Waka Ama at WHS takes place on our beautiful Whanganui River/Awa during Term 1 in preparation for the National Secondary School Waka Ama Competition on 19 > 23 March 2018 held at Lake Tikitapu (Blue Lake) Rotorua.

Cost for this trip would be $280 (approx.).

Training days are Monday, Wednesday and Fridays 4.15pm – 5.30pm.

Teacher-in-charge: Mrs C Graham (graham.c@whs.ac.nz)
Coach: Anna Kauika (a.kauika@wrhn.org.nz)

NZSS Waka Ama Nationals 19>23 March 2018. WHS students at Lake Tikitapu (Blue Lake).

NZSS Waka Ama Nationals 19>23 March 2018. WHS students at Lake Tikitapu (Blue Lake).

NZSS Waka Ama Nationals 19>23 March 2018; girls preparing for the race.

NZSS Waka Ama Nationals 19>23 March 2018; girls preparing for the race.

NZSS Waka Ama Nationals 19>23 March 2018; Kerwyn Morgan (left) & Mairangi Winter.

NZSS Waka Ama Nationals 19>23 March 2018; Kerwyn Morgan (left) & Mairangi Winter.

NZSS Waka Ama Nationals 19>23 March 2018; (L>R) Kerwyn Morgan, Mairangi Winter, Taina Nauga, Katelyn Satherley, Iriaka Mason, Mikayla Macdonald.

NZSS Waka Ama Nationals 19>23 March 2018; (L>R) Kerwyn Morgan, Mairangi Winter, Taina Nauga, Katelyn Satherley, Iriaka Mason, Mikayla Macdonald.

NZSS Waka Ama Nationals 19>23 March 2018.

NZSS Waka Ama Nationals 19>23 March 2018.

Waka Ama squad at Tikitapu, Blue Lake, Rotorua, 28 > 31 March 2017 for the NZSS Waka Ama Nationals.

Waka Ama squad at Tikitapu, Blue Lake, Rotorua, 28 > 31 March 2017 for the NZSS Waka Ama Nationals.

Waka Ama squad at Tikitapu, Blue Lake, Rotorua, 28 > 31 March 2017 for the NZSS Waka Ama Nationals.

Waka Ama squad at Tikitapu, Blue Lake, Rotorua, 28 > 31 March 2017 for the NZSS Waka Ama Nationals.

Waka Ama squad at Tikitapu, Blue Lake, Rotorua, 28 > 31 March 2017 for the NZSS Waka Ama Nationals.

Waka Ama squad at Tikitapu, Blue Lake, Rotorua, 28 > 31 March 2017 for the NZSS Waka Ama Nationals.

FAMILY MEDALS: Anne & former WHS student DANIEL KAUIKA with their MEDALS from the VAA WORLD SPRINTS on the Sunshine Coast, Chronicle 21/5/16.

FAMILY MEDALS: Anne & former WHS student DANIEL KAUIKA with their MEDALS from the VAA WORLD SPRINTS on the Sunshine Coast, Chronicle 21/5/16.

2016 Waka Ama Sprint Nationals, Lake Karapiro. Past & present students, back from left, Tanginoa Matthews, Daniel Kauika, Poutama Hamahona-Taiaroa. Front, Josh Larkin, Matenga Tamehana, Corbin Warren.

2016 Waka Ama Sprint Nationals, Lake Karapiro. Past & present students, back from left, Tanginoa Matthews, Daniel Kauika, Poutama Hamahona-Taiaroa. Front, Josh Larkin, Matenga Tamehana, Corbin Warren.

DANIEL KAUIKA powers to the finish line in 1:0316 to WIN GOLD in the J19 Boys W1 250m final at the 2015 National SS Waka Ama Champs in Rotorua, March 2015.

DANIEL KAUIKA powers to the finish line in 1:0316 to WIN GOLD in the J19 Boys W1 250m final at the 2015 National SS Waka Ama Champs in Rotorua, March 2015.